Airbnb has revealed that this summer is the busiest summer yet here in Ireland, with approximately 640,000 guests projected to travel in Ireland using using the booking site.
This is expected to contribute €57 million to the Irish economy during this time.
The Irish data was released to coincide with Airbnb’s global 10-year anniversary.
"We are delighted to celebrate Airbnb’s 10th anniversary, and reflect at how much we have grown in Ireland over the last number of years," said Aisling Hassell of Airbnb.
"This data on this summer’s activity alone shows that the popularity of Airbnb continues to grow steadily in Ireland, with guests choosing to stay in the many villages, towns and cities across the country.
"Airbnb also creates new economic opportunities by allowing people to unlock their passions, talents and interests and make money from them through Experiences.
Irish cities remain popular with Airbnb guests, as Dublin and Galway take the top two most travelled hotspots in Ireland, followed by Killarney, Cork and Dingle, as tourists follow the breath-taking Wild Atlantic Way.
The US tops the list of most guest arrivals in Ireland, followed by domestic travellers who are making the most of this summer’s heatwave and opting for staycations in the many beautiful hotspots across Ireland.